— By Jon Gordon I found one of the keys to life on a golf course. Golf course, you might wonder? How could a game that makes grown men cry like babies and throw their clubs like toddlers hold the key to anything but frustration and pain? It’s simple really. …Read More »
A man’s favorite donkey falls into a deep precipice. He can’t pull it out no matter how hard he tries. He therefore decides to bury it alive. Soil is poured onto the donkey from above. The donkey feels the load, shakes it off, and steps on it. More soil is …Read More »
Learning & Teaching “Teachers affect eternity. They never know where their influence stops.” — Learning & Teaching “Teachers affect eternity. They never know where their influence stops.” — Henry Adams “It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.” — Ralph Waldo …Read More »
After being interviewed by the school administration, the teaching prospect said, "Let me see if I've got this right...
You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive behavior, observe them for signs of abuse, monitor their dress habits, censor their T-shirt messages, and instill in them a love for learning.
You want me to check their backpacks for weapons, wage war on drugs and sexually transmitted diseases, and raise their sense of self esteem and personal pride.